Joseph Mallord William Turner

Shipping in the Pool of London off the Custom House, with St Paul’s Cathedral in the Distance; and Two Further Views

c.1825

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 108 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07070
Turner Bequest CV 60

Catalogue entry

There is an extension of the subject on folio 67 verso (D07069; Turner Bequest CV 59a), drawn with the sketchbook inverted, and to the left, two further views, one related, drawn with the book turned to upright format. See Introduction to the sketchbook for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including the Custom House and the Tower.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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